The Vicar welcoming the new Lord Mayor to the ParishDistribution of Black Santa funds 2014The Rev. Martin O’Connor who read the Gospel at the Eucharistic Congress Ecumenical LiturgyThe launch of the 2011 Black Santa AppealThe two Archbishops of Dublin with the Vicar at this year’s Black SantaLaunch of Eucharistic Congress Pilgrim WalkDistribution of ‘Black Santa’ funds 2014President McAleese and Dr. Martin McAleese with the Vicar following the service to mark the assembly of the 31st DáilCivic Carol Service 2010The SanctuaryThe roof of the main entranceThe SanctuarySt Ann's Church

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Music on Sunday

January 7th 2018 Epiphany 1
Holy Communion II
Introit: Charpentier Salve puerule
Setting: Haydn Mass No. 6 in D
Psalm 72: 1–7, 10–14
Motet: Ouseley From the Rising of the Sun



St Ann's Recitals 

Friday January 12th at 1:15pm 
Hild Bede Chapel Choir

Hild Bede Chapel Choir is a group of enthusiastic singers who provide weekly musically led worship as part of Durham University. Previous tours have included Florence and Vienna, with our Dublin tour including a concert programme of twentieth century music and a mass at St Mary’s Cathedral.


Alpha Course

Lunchtime Alpha Express meets TUESDAYS at 1PM. For full details of the next course, contact the Parish Office or

The next Alpha Express course will start on Tuesday September 4th and run for 6 weeks until October 9th 2018. Time 1pm–1.50pm (lunch included)

Cyber Cafe

Calling all over 55! Would you like to learn how to use a computer? Classes for beginners take place every Monday and Wednesday. Those interested can enrol by contacting the Parish Office on 01 676 7727.

Visiting choirs

Choirs wishing to sing at Sunday Services in St Ann’s are asked to contact the Director of Music, Charles Marshall on (01) 676 7727 or


Upcoming Concerts/events

Sunday March 18th 2018 4pm:


A performance of François Couperin’s exquisite and haunting Trois Leçons de Ténèbres and Arvo Pärt’s atmospheric and powerful Stabat Mater with Rachel Talbot (soprano), Aisling Lakes (mezzo soprano), Ciaran Fennelly (tenor), Thomas Charles Marshall (organ), Bogdan Sofei and Ingrid Nicola (violins), Andreea Bancu (viola), Adele O’Dwyer (cello) and Edward Tapceanu (viola da gamba).  Concert begins at 4pm and tickets are available at the door (cash sales only) and also online at

SUNDAY 25TH MARCH at 1 pm: RHEINBERGER Mass in E–flat for double choir opus 109 &

Stabat Mater in G minor opus 138

Sung by the choir of St Ann’s Church

Conducted by Charles Marshall and Judith Lyons

Tickets €8 on the door.


Wednesday 28th March 8 pm: Exchange Concert

featuring Holy Heart High School Chamber Choir from Canada and Dublin Youth Choir.  Free Admission.

Saturday 21st April 8 pm: Choirland Revisited

Chamber Choir Ireland

Paul Hillier, Conductor

Chamber Choir Ireland has had a long association with commissioning and performing works by contemporary Irish composers, not least in its work with the Contemporary Music Centre and Association of Irish Choirs producing the publication Choirland: an anthology of Irish choral music marking 60 years of the Arts Council.

In Choirland Revisited we take a fresh look at two Irish composers and composers/music related to Ireland through a new commissioned work by Andrew Hamilton following on from his 2010 CCI commission Everything is Ridiculous, and recent CCI commissions by David Fennessy.

Tickets: €20/15






St Ann's Recitals

Lunchtime Concerts 2018

All recitals start at 1:20. 

March 1st 2018 RIAM Chorale

Blánaid Murphy, director

St Ann’s Church and the Royal Irish Academy of Music are proud to present Kevin O’Connell’s setting of the Mass for Choir and Organ in Latin. Premièred as part of the Liturgy at the Solemn Latin Mass in St Mary’s Pro–Cathedral in 2015, this first concert performance of this intricate work will take place in the magnificent surroundings of St Ann’s Church in the heart of Dublin City.

The Mass was commissioned by The Palestrina Choir, with funding provided by The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.


Cellist Yue Tang in recital at St Ann’s:


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